Are summer style trends causing you to perspire in unsightly places? Don't sweat it. Whether you're dressing for dinner al fresco or a sailing excursion, we have all of your warm weather fashion choices covered. By the time we're done making over that drab wardrobe of yours, the only thing you'll be shielding your eyes from is the dazzling summer sun (and perhaps your credit card bill).
1. Orlebar Brown "Bulldog" Classic Beach Short, $224, farfetch.com
This light, bright pick is hardly all bark and no bite: The Bulldog is the perfect ‘bridge’ short, tailored exactingly for style and for comfort. Perfect for everything from a beachside volleyball game to a day out on the boat, these will be a surefire staple.
2. Agave Denim Perfecto White Linen Shirt, $155, zappos.com
Founded in 2002 in Santa Monica, Agave remains true to its roots: They design and craft beautiful, inspired and authentic denim products in a sustainable way, using only the highest quality materials. The "West Coast luxury" brand calls their clothing "effortlessly cool" and "elegantly sexy." Even the snootiest East Coaster could get down with this kind of California cool.
3. Scotch and Soda Linen or Pinstripe Cargo Short, $118, revolveclothing.com
Cargo shorts are a must because they're so multi-functional. Dress down with a tee or suit up suavely for an enticing evening in a polo or button-down and blazer. The color is perfect for a "just jeans" guy who prefers cotton candy for eating over wearing.
4. Quoddy for J. Crew Denim Three-Eye Boat Shoe, $275, jcrew.com
Owned and operated by the Shorey family since 1909, Quoddy first became famous for its hand-sewn moccasins, but these days it's the company's time-honored craftsmanship and high level of artistry that's the stuff of legends. These shoes will make an impression – and we're not just talkin' your footprint in the sand.
5. 4-Button Polo, $65 (solid) / $70 (striped), johnnie-o.com
Bring your reds to the greens. These 100 percent combed cotton shirts are an ideal choice if you're teeing off. We understand that style might be your last concern on a sweltering course, but rest assured that the fact that you'll look good is only a bonus to how you'll feel in this comfy selection. Hit a shot into the water? Just an excuse to admire your reflection in the lake. No need to change after, either: Whether beach-bound or hitting the town, this is versatility at its finest.